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Vancouver+ for FS9 easter egg

Thursday, April 5th, 2007

Well, Frank reminds me as we approach Easter that I never did reveal the Vancouver+ Easter Eggs.  The unannounced feature was animated birds at these locations.  Can you find them all?

<!– Point Atkinson –>
<!– Downtown Vancouver adjacent to CYHC docks –>
<!– Stanley Park – Lost Lagoon –>
<!– CAM9 – Harbour Air –>
<!– CAM9 – Seair –>
<!– CAJ8 Pitt Meadows –>
<!– Steveston (near the fishing docks) –>
<!– CAE5 – Whistler –>
<!– CAE7 – Harrison –>
<!– CYHE – Hope –>
<!– Reifel Sanctuary (very large flock here, nearly 100 birds, but close to ground and hard to find: this was the one I hinted at –>

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  1. Frank Grindel
    Sunday, April 8th, 2007 at 4:00 pm

    Hi Jon,

    I found that a helicopter works best at the Reifel Bird Sanctuary. By the way, I think the scientific
    classification for those fellows are: FSX Beta Birds

    Thanks again for the Easter present,

    Frank

  2. Sunday, April 8th, 2007 at 5:37 pm

    No, worries, Frank, glad you found them. And do thank Larry Silsbee who designed those feathered friends.

    In the FSX version, we have added hawks at various locations.

  3. Al
    Sunday, May 6th, 2007 at 12:08 pm

    Thanks for the insight…think you can provide the co-ordinates for us FS challenged?

  4. Sunday, May 6th, 2007 at 5:30 pm

    Here’s some coordinates…

    Point Atkinson

    lat=”49.3302322266943″ lon=”-123.264745369461″ alt=”30″

    Downtown

    lat=”49.2937836629933″ lon=”-123.126730208152″ alt=”40″
    lat=”49.2910412172773″ lon=”-123.118168267248″ alt=”10″
    lat=”49.2951970056241″ lon=”-123.140813454087″ alt=”40″

    CAM9 – Harbour Air

    lat=”49.1770472486956″ lon=”-123.168154539901″

    CAM9 – Seair

    lat=”49.1771515652638″ lon=”-123.170741550961″ alt=”20″

    CAJ8 Pitt Meadows

    lat=”49.2086977173709″ lon=”-122.707208537352″ alt=”10″
    lat=”49.2091913711243″ lon=”-122.706716827617″ alt=”15″
    lat=”49.2092894206771″ lon=”-122.7068141672″ alt=”18″

    Steveston

    lat=”49.12373342775061″ lon=”-123.184010097583″ alt=”40″

    Reifel Sanctuary

    lat=”49.1011178421431″ lon=”-123.188896335859″ alt=”20″
    lat=”49.099547975298″ lon=”-123.188918726986″ alt=”30″

    … and lots more there.

  5. Alan
    Thursday, June 28th, 2007 at 6:46 am

    thanks again – helpful…any screen shots that can help to get my bearings?

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